stickweed


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stick·weed

 (stĭk′wēd′)
n.
Any of various plants having small barbed or clinging fruits, such as ragweed.

stickweed

(ˈstɪkˌwiːd)
n
(Plants) any of several plants that have clinging fruits or seeds, esp the ragweed

rag•weed

(ˈrægˌwid)

n.
any of the composite plants of the genus Ambrosia, the airborne pollen of which is the most prevalent cause of autumnal hay fever.
[1650–60; so called from its ragged appearance]
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Noun1.stickweed - any of several herbaceous plants having seeds that cling to clothingstickweed - any of several herbaceous plants having seeds that cling to clothing
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
beggar lice, beggar's lice - Eurasian and North American plants having small prickly nutlets that stick to clothing